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Child Welfare

  • By: Mara Sullivan
  • In: Encyclopedia of Law Enforcement
  • Edited by: Larry E. Sullivan, Marie Simonetti Rosen, Dorthy Moses Schulz & M. R. Haberfeld
  • Subject:General Criminology & Criminal Justice, Police Studies (general)

Child abuse and neglect are very serious issues faced by our country. In a current survey, half of all Americans think that child abuse and neglect are the most important public health issues—more important than other issues such as drug and alcohol abuse, heart ...

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